Gourmet Galley Catering is elated to be named a Caterer of Choice with the Preservation Society of Newport County since 2018! It’s an exciting time for our GG family, as we simultaneously celebrate 20 incredible years in business. For those planning an event {of any kind} at one of the Preservation Society’s distinguished properties, the experienced Gourmet Galley team is prepared to turn your Newport Mansion dreams into cherished memories. If you’re new here and just so happen to be in the very beginning stages of your search for the perfect venue, well, you’re in for a treat.

From humble beginnings, operating out of a small commercial kitchen in her family home located in Quaker Hill, CT, our owner, Anna Lathrop, was a young entrepreneur with big ambitions. She has nourished the company into the facility we call home today, designed to service venues and clients across the great State of Connecticut and, now, evermore into Rhode Island! Our address may have changed over the years but one thing holds constant, our mission to serve great food from the freshest ingredients possible. Gourmet Galley is proud to be a Green Business Bureau certified caterer and we provide a fun, boutique experience with a warm, and down-to-earth approach. You can expect sophisticated, yet approachable offerings from our kitchen that your guests will rave about for years to come.

Our team is excited to bring fresh eyes and creative energy into the beautiful spaces that make up the Newport Mansions.

Rosecliff Newport Mansions Catering


With Newport’s largest private ballroom and a heart-shaped staircase, Rosecliff, built in 1902, was the setting for many of the most fabulous social events of the Gilded Age. It continues in that tradition today, and has also been featured in many Hollywood films, including The Great Gatsby, True Lies, Evening and 27 Dresses.


Ballroom seated dinner with dance floor: 180
Salon seated dinner: 80
Terrace stand-up cocktail reception: 300

Marble House Terrace Newport Mansions


Marble House was built for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt. It was the most lavish house in America when it opened in 1892. Marble House was the scene of both elaborate balls and political rallies to raise funds for the women’s suffrage movement. The view from the canopied terrace overlooks the colorful Chinese Tea House and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. Marble House is available for rehearsal dinners only.


Terrace seated dinner: 200
Terrace cocktail reception: 250

Chinese Tea House Newport Mansions Caterer


For a more intimate affair, the Chinese Tea House at Marble House offers a picturesque and unique setting, situated atop the Cliff Walk overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Marble House and the Chinese Tea House are available for rehearsal dinners only.


Seated dinner: 50
Cocktail reception: 75

The Elms Newport Mansions Wedding Caterer


The summer retreat of coal magnate Edward Berwind and his wife, The Elms was a thoroughly “modern” house in 1901. So technologically advanced for its time it appeared to work “as if by magic,” it also houses monumental art works, including wall-sized Venetian paintings, Chinese lacquer panels and tapestries.


Seated Dinner: 100
Cocktail Reception: 200


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